Lovell "Tu" Jarvis

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Position Title
Faculty Director, Blum Center for Developing Economies

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Faculty Position

Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics
College of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering


  • Aspects of livestock development in LDCs, including supply, demand, international trade, policy, agricultural research and technical change, with an emphasis on cattle
  • Effect of international commodity agreements on domestic policy in exporting countries, especially as it engenders rent seeking, e.g., the effect of the International Coffee Agreement
  • Chilean agriculture and economic development, most recently related to the causes and consequences of the Chilean fruit boom post 1974
  • Food and nutrition policies in LDC's especially as they affect the growth of young children


  • B.A., University of Kansas
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology